Catchy tune which first surfaced on Lowe’s 1977 EP Bowi. All I can say is, a dog’s got to eat.
This selection from the 1983 album Swordfishtrombones was suggested by a reader with a warped sense of humour. All I can say is that I am relieved the suffering is … Continue readingTom Waits: Frank’s Wild Years
Excellent blues track from the late Sixties – this was one of the highlights of the great Liberty sampler LP Gutbucket, which retailed for 14s 11d (75p). My master said … Continue readingTony McPhee: No More Doggin’
Not quite sure how respectful this is of me and my chums but it rattles along nicely. From the 1987 album Sentimental Hygiene.
Cover of the Rufus Thomas song from the idiosyncratic (how’s that for canine vocabulary?) Welshman’s 2007 epic Circus Live.
Live version of Dog Song, aka Sleep Dog Lullaby, from their 2000 debut album Blue Horse. https://am-records.com/2018/12/10/when-infant-teachers-cry-the-be-good-tanyas/
This early 1960s effort is not quite sentimental enough for me, but it’ll do. And I like the pictures.
The saddest story ever told? This tearjerker from TTT went to number ten in the country charts in 1948.
Possibly the greatest lyrics of any song ever written by anyone, in this dog’s opinion. My owners, however, say that if they’d heard it before they got me they would … Continue readingBingo Dog Song
Great performance from Willie Mae ‘Big Mama’ Thornton (1926-1984). What a gal – I’d let her take me out for a walk any time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frsBq9MCNVg